Saints Clinch Number Two Seed in MAAC Tournament

Cossack drove in 4 RBIs for the Saints.
May 8, 2017

Game One Box Score

Game Two Box Score

Siena Softball wrapped up the regular season on Monday at Niagara. The Saints dropped game one 3-2 to the Purple Eagles, but rebounded with a 3-1 win in the finale to earn the #2 seed in the MAAC Tournament. Siena finished with a 14-6 MAAC record, the most conference wins in a single season in school history. Madysen Cossack led Siena with 4 RBIs in the doubleheader.

Game One: Niagara 3, Siena 2

The Saints jumped out in front 2-0 in the top of the first in game one. Cossack hit an RBI double after a walk by Jazmin Ortiz and an infield single by Paige Hess.

The score remained 2-0 until the bottom of the fifth when the Purple Eagles scored three runs on five hits to take a 3-2 lead.

Siena had a chance in the seventh when Amanda Dodson led off the inning with a walk and Lauren Sabihon singled, but the Saints were unable to tie it up at Niagara took the win 3-2.

Junior pitcher Lauren Butts struck out nine in the complete game loss for Siena.

Game Two: Siena 3, Niagara 1

In the second game, freshman starter Maddie McMahon pitched a strong game for the win. McMahon allowed just one run on a solo home run by Orfano in the second.

Cossack provided the offense with two runs in on a home run in the third to take a 2-1 lead. Jess Vollmer singled and stole second to start the inning for Siena. The Saints also tacked one on in the fourth on an RBI double by Vollmer. Vollmer was 3-4 in the contest.

 

 

With the win, Siena clinched the number two seed in the MAAC Tournament and will play the winner of the #3 Marist/#6 Fairfield game at 9 a.m. on Thursday in New Rochelle, New York. Click here for more information on the MAAC Tournament.